Spanish Podcasts for Beginners is a course recorded by native Spanish speakers, with clear explanations in English, where you can practise speaking and listening. All episodes are written by Maria Fernandez, an experienced Spanish teacher. Every fortnight we publish a new lesson which contains two podcasts with transcripts, and a multimedia pdf. They have dialogs, speaking exercises, vocabulary lists, verbs, pronunciation exercises, grammar drills, numbers, dictations, tips on language learning, cultural notes, and much more. The transcripts can be found at http://www.spanish-bookworld.com/spanish-podcasts.html We also offer free forum support to all our listeners.
Conversaciones sobre arquitectura, desde Barcelona
By SCALAE y CENTRO DE ENLACE AE BCN
Nestled on the shores of southeastern Spain, Barcelona has become one of the jewels of the Mediterranean. For this city, it's all in the mix. While always striving to be the most modern of cities, Barcelona nevertheless shows pride in its heritage, especially in terms of art, architecture and even government. Days can be spent strolling through the parks, museums and cathedrals or relaxing on the beach, and yet, when the sun goes down, the city's vibrant nightlife calls for you to come out and play. Listen to this audio guide to learn some helpful tips about this Catalan capital before your visit.
Welcome to Madrid, capital of Spain and international center of culture. After spending half a century slumbering under a totalitarian regime, this city has burst forth into the new century with rejuvenated strides in the fields of art, culture and commerce. And it's not just the museums and landmarks you'll remember. The locals, called Madrilenos, know full well what the city is like after the sun sets. Madrid's vibrant nightlife carries on into the wee hours of the morning. No wonder they invented the siesta! Whether you're here to cut loose, see the sights or just relax, Madrid is just the place for you. This audio guide offers some insight on important facts and places that could be helpful on your trip to the magnificent Madrid.